Core Service Model


  • Assessment of projects for grant potential
  • Joint development of grantable projects
  • Linking with potential partners through our National and pan-European network
  • Linking clients with potential projects under preparation within the PNO network
  • Identification of suitable partners and consortia management


  • Bid writing support – full application writing, co-writing, critical peer reviews
  • Development of project budgets
  • Contract negotiation with Grantor Body


  • Advice on administrative requirements of the Grantor Body and project reporting
  • Support to ensure full draw down of grant
  • Managing project spend against deliverables

Process Management:

  • Development of grant strategies to ensure that available grant programmes are fully optimised
  • Delivery of a grant information service and mapping studies
  • Delivery of seminars and training workshops focussed specifically on the pursuit of grant funding

Strategic Support Services:

  • Creating awareness of relevant calls within an organisation through a dedicated grants information service including free access to PNO’s Innovation Place
  • Grant mapping and providing an on-going ‘sounding board’ for staff members to discuss projects to assess whether a grantable opportunity can be developed.
  • Technology Intelligence and competitor analysis in the context of grant utilisation